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Environmental Information dissemination centre set up in Choolai, TN

Jan 7, 2014 17:05 IST

An environmental information dissemination centre (EIDC) was set up in Chennai Corporation Middle School in Choolai, TamilNadu in 6 January 2014.

An environmental information dissemination centre (EIDC) is a part of the National Green Crops (NGC). An EIDC is a central resource which will aid students and teachers in learning about environment related topics such as pollution and energy conservation.

image The centre has a resource room with books, multimedia and television and a laboratory where teachers will be trained to use soil, water and air testing kits.

The centre will be accessible to Chennai Corporation, government, government –aided and private schools that are members of NGC.

About National Green Crops

• Ministry of Environment and Forest initiated the National Green Crops in 2001.
• NGC is a major initiative for creating environmental awareness among children.
• It is a unique partnership between the MoEF, the states government agencies, NGOs who are working in the field of Environment Education.

 

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